Inclusive Recruitment

Change. Attract. Innovate.

Our unique focus within the investments industry has led to the development of our in-house inclusive recruitment centre of excellence.  This is designed to challenge traditional recruitment processes and present the case for diverse hiring.

Our roadmap to inclusive hiring.

Our candidate attraction strategy features a range of tools and science, as we combine both inclusive and diverse candidate attraction methods in order to source the best talent from across a wide variety of backgrounds.

We understand the impact of unconscious bias at each stage of the recruitment process and focus on removing barriers for candidates and supporting our clients through this change. This ensures that we’re able to attract a diverse range of candidates for every opportunity and present a short list which is both balanced and diverse.


Workforce Planning

  • Recruitment Diagnostic
  • Team Analysis
  • Define need to widen the pools from which talent is sourced

Building Awareness

  • Identify role models
  • Profile diversity agenda
  • Present successful case studies
  • Equip and train hiring managers on unconscious bias and cognitive psychology
  • Apply ‘science’ lens throughout data

Defining The Opportunity

  • Apply diversity lens to the role requirements
  • Balance experience with cognitive requirements
  • Challenge bias through technology and conversation

Supply Chain

  • Analyze supply chain diversity and articulate expectations
  • Review inline with ocean research
  • Outline and agree objectives

Branding & Attraction Strategy

  • Language diagnostic
  • Leverage ocean resourcing best practice
  • Utilise diversity connections and metrics

Short listing & Interviews

  • Review diverse shortlist
  • Understand how this fits with objectives
  • Blinds CV’s
  • Agree diverse interview panel
  • Infuse technology with the process
  • Organize any special Requirements

Hiring Decision

  • Decision making based on analysis of role criteria
  • Team based decision making
  • Demonstrate how cognitive difference could benefit
  • Discuss retention for the selected person

Evaluation

  • Create & profile case study for future hiring
  • Collect Metrics & Present back
  • Set out boarding and cultural integration
  • Celebrate the power of diversity

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Testimonials

“Ocean is committed to helping the investments industry change. They have helped our organisation to challenge conventional thinking and step outside the comfort zone”.
Senior Human Resources Manager

“Ocean is one of my preferred suppliers for contingent recruitment and always demonstrated a good working knowledge of asset management and the current market trends”.
Recruitment Manager

“The applicants represented by The Ocean Partnership are always different to other those provided by other providers. The team at Ocean are able to tap into a new pool of talent and help us attract diversity”.
Diversity & Inclusion Manager

“I enjoy attending Ocean’s events which are informative and innovative. I would recommend attending one of their events moving forward”.
Chief Operating Officer

“I trust Ocean like no other recruitment organisation. Their Recruiters follow through on their word and deliver results”.
EMEA Business Development Director

“Ocean operates a professional team that personifies efficiency, investments market knowledge and a robust qualification process that ensures that they hit the mark with every resume”.
Group HR Director

“Ocean is committed to helping the investments industry change. They have helped our organisation to challenge conventional thinking and step outside the comfort zone”.
Diversity & Inclusion Manager

“Ocean is one of my preferred suppliers for contingent recruitment and always demonstrated a good working knowledge of asset management and the current market trends”.
Recruitment Business Partner

“The applicants represented by The Ocean Partnership are always different to other those provided by other providers. The team at Ocean are able to tap into a new pool of talent and help us attract diversity”.
Recruitment Manager

“I enjoy attending Ocean’s events which are informative and innovative. I would recommend attending one of their events moving forward”.
Chief Financial Officer

“I trust Ocean like no other recruitment organisation. Their Recruiters follow through on their word and deliver results”.
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